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iFly - Overland Park

iFly facilities offer a free-fall experience inside a vertical wind tunnel. In this iFly project, over 50 percent of the work was performed below grade. For cost efficiency, tilt-up was chosen for the towers. The towers required three of four panels to lean inward for the first level—a design requiring over 450 embed connections between towers and 6.1 pounds per square foot of reinforcement. Each leaning tower was finished with a 148,000-pound cap.

 
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Project Location

Overland Park, KS 66210
United States

Project Images

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Project Team (TCA Members)

General Contractor:
 
Concrete Contractor:
Lithko Contracting, Inc.
Architect:
 
Engineer:
Needham DBS
Suppliers:
 
Photographer(s):

Project Specifics

Project Category:
Entertainment
Building Types:
Recreation Center
Finishes:
Features:
Angled Panels (Plan-Orientation/Position)
Insulation:
Environmental:
Number of Floors:
0
Number of Panels:
0 panels
Tilt-Up Wall Area:
8,533 sq ft (793 sq m)
Total Floor Area:
10,360 sq ft (962 sq m)
Project Footprint:
6,750 sq ft (627 sq m)
Tallest Panel:
4 ft 3 in (1.30 m)
Widest Panel:
2 ft 2 in (0.66 m)
Largest Panel:
2,161 sq ft (200.8 sq m)
Heaviest Panel:
135,063 lbs (61,264 kg)
Tallest Cantilever:
0 ft 0 in (0.00 m)
Longest Spandrel:
0 ft 0 in (0.00 m)